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  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2020 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife. This year, Congress has again provided funding under […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Third Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress will be held on February 26-27, 2020 in Moscow, Russia. According to the organizers – the maritime industry media group PortNews, infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project in Whakatane has won the Australasian Land and Ground Water Association (ALGA) project excellence award for Best Regional Remedial Project at last month’s awards ceremony. During the past few years, the project has successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of contaminated sediment into […]

  • 31 October 2019

    Russia’s leading maritime industry media group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow on 26-27 February 2020. The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Myrtle Beach yesterday received the Robert L. Wiegel Coastal Project Award for its beach preservation and restoration projects dating back to the 1980s. The city initiated a three-phase plan for beach restoration in the 1980s: Phase 1 — small-scale beach scraping; Phase 2 — mediumscale nourishment by trucks using inland sand; and […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has signed an agreement with the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA) as leader of a consortium including Rogan Associates SA, to provide design and project management services for the planned expansion of the marine works infrastructure of Pier 6. Being part of the Core Network of the Trans-European Transport Network, the Port of Thessaloniki […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been awarded a prestigious national accolade. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, currently in its final phase of works, is being recognized through the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has announced the principal contractors for its $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, paving the way for construction to begin in the coming months. Wharf construction will be undertaken by Brady Marine & Civil, a specialist marine infrastructure and engineering contractor headquartered in Brisbane. The civil works and terminal […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Australia and Nauru participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today to officially mark the first step toward the construction of the country’s first international port. Nauru President Mr. Baron Divavesi Waqa led the groundbreaking ceremony and gave a keynote speech. Australia’s Assistant Minister for International Development and […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at Lumsden Point, at the south eastern end of the inner harbor, the development can accommodate a logistics hub, general cargo […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International – together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) – has received the full order to build the new Rio Tinto BC Works Terminal A on behalf of LNG Canada. The mobilization and construction works being carried out by BAM and its partners for the Rio Tinto Terminal A expansion have started. […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 100 researchers, planners and decision makers from New York, Vermont and Quebec will gather at the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh for three days of flood management presentations, planning, and a response simulation during the bi-annual Lake Champlain/Richelieu River Study Board conference October 10-12. Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining market, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Odessa National Maritime University (ONMU) to facilitate educational collaboration between the companies. The signing ceremony took place in September at Trans Expo Odessa 2018 in Ukraine, with […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEDA African Section has announced that the next International Days of Dredging will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 26-28 September 2018. At least 60% of the world’s population today lives less than 60km from the coast and this figure is increasing due to a growing world population, migration, and urbanization. If unchecked, or poorly […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lake St. Croix Beach, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Jon Sobiech as the recipient of its National Planning Excellence Enterprise Award. This annual award recognizes an individual’s contributions to the completion of a Corps of Engineers feasibility study or similarly-scaled planning […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Vadnais Heights, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Kent Hokens as the recipient of the inaugural U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Structural Engineer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an exemplary structural engineer’s contributions to the Corps’ mission to deliver vital […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and the Coastal States Organization (CSO) will host the 9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management in Long Beach, California. According to REA, the six-day Summit will explore cutting-edge issues in coastal restoration and management. The Summit will be comprised of a community restoration event, field sessions, plenary sessions, […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, last month hosted the National Regional Sediment Management (RSM) Program In-Progress review and workshop at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. The purpose of the in-progress review and meeting was to bring together the RSM community to review and share the progress on the […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference kicked off yesterday in Beijing, China. The two-day event is hosted by the Eastern Dredging Association, the China Dredging Association and CCCC-Dredging (Group) Co., Ltd. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Dredging – Ecology – Sustainability’. The conference will demonstrate major dredging projects and progress of dredging […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A partnership project between the Environment Agency and the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead has been recognized with a national award. The project has transformed a 1 kilometer stretch of the River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead from a straight, wide and silty river into a meandering chalk stream, which is a globally rare habitat. […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA), has been awarded the contract to build the new Rio Tinto Aluminium BC Works wharf on behalf of LNG Canada. This wharf will replace the existing Rio Tinto Terminal B, used for import and export of raw materials and finished products for Rio Tinto’s […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC, the International Association of Dredging, has just released the 11th Safety Award 2017 nominee: National Marine Dredging Company’s SHIP “Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program”. To promote the “safety first” mentality among all of its employees, management of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) launched the Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program (SHIP) […]